This water sport paradise in the sunny U.S. state of Florida is often compared to Venice because of its elegant lagoons, canals and rivers. And it is actually true that the best way to see the city is by boat. In addition, Fort Lauderdale offers outstanding shopping opportunities, for example on the famous Las Olas Boulevard or in Sawgrass Mills - the largest outlet center in the world. The Ocean Promenade leads visitors directly to kilometers of white sandy beaches. Tip for a day trip: Those who love to play in the water can visit the huge water park near Fort Lauderdale, Water Kingdom Atlantis and splash to their hearts' content.